New Life Festival 2016/17

  No Comments   December 21, 2016

The New Life Festival promises entertaining quests that will take you all across Tamriel and offer plentiful rewards! For every one of the nine daily festival quests you complete, you’ll receive an exclusive New Life Gift Box that could contain rewards such as a new Skinchanger Motif Chapter, a collectible Memento, costumes, hats, and more!

To get involved, track down Breda outside of Windhelm and accept the first quest called The New Life Festival. Once complete, you’ll be able to accept up to nine different daily quests that will take you to different locations across Tamriel. In addition, drinking Breda’s Magnificent Mead (located in a keg near Breda) will net you double XP for two hours.


You can complete all of these race themed quests.

  • Castle Charm Challenge (Breton)
  • Fish Boon Feast (Argonian)
  • Lava Foot Stomp (Dunmer)
  • Mud Ball Merriment (Bosmer)
  • Signal Fire Sprint (Redguard)
  • Snow Bear Plunge (Nord)
  • Stonetooth Bash (Orc)
  • The Trial of Five-Clawed Guile (Khajiit)
  • War Orphan’s Sojourn (Altmer)


Upon completion of each quest, you’ll be given a New Life Gift Box which contains a random assortment of New Life Festival-themed goodies.

You will always get the following items.

  • A random crafting material like a provisioning ingredient, alchemy reagent, or health glyph.
  • A consumable version of a New Life themed Memento.
  • A Skinchanger style item – Wolfsbane Incense.

In addition, you will also receive ONE of the following.

  • A Skinchanger Motif Chapter
  • A New Life recipe of either green, blue or gold-quality.
  • A special New Life collectible item.
    • Mud Ball Pouch (Memento)
    • Nordic Bather’s Towel (Costume)
    • Colovian Filigreed Hood (Hat)
    • Colovian Fur Hood (Hat)

New Life Festival

If you’re able to complete all the quests that Breda has for you, you’ll receive a special new dye – New Life Cerulean – and the New Life Celebrant achievement. Completing all the New Life related achievements will grant the “Magnanimous” title as well! In addition, drinking Breda’s Magnificent Mead (located in a keg near Breda) will net you double XP for two hours. Be sure and complete each quest before the New Life Festival concludes on Wednesday, January 4 at 15:00 GMT.

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